As vendors begin pushing out win and deal announcements in the run up to ILTA, Thomson Reuters Elite will today (14 August) announce a new alliance partnership with American LegalNet to help its clients streamline the litigation processes.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, ALN, which counts Skadden Arps, Foley & Lardner, and Seyfarth Shaw among its clients, provides law firms with litigation workflow solutions, including court rule-based docketing and calendaring software that mitigates risks of missing court appointments (which account for around 40% of malpractice suits: see our earlier interview with ALN below.)
Available to clients of both 3E and Enterprise, ALN provides a calendaring capability through its flagship eDockets platform that automatically calculates critical court dates and populates lawyers’ calendars. Electronic court notifications are streamlined from centralized court data feeds from both state and federal courts, as well as PACER receipt handling.
The Thomson Reuters Elite Partner Program provides a one-stop global marketplace that fosters cooperation and streamlines the buy-sell cycle. There are different tiers of relationships and an alliance partnership means that ALN will engage in a co-marketing relationship. A technology partner is defined as an organisation offering tech critical to improving TRE’s offering and the partner program includes implementation partners and those selling its products.
See below our interview with Erez Bustan, president and CEO of American LegalNet, at ILTACON 2017.
Erez Bustan, president and CEO of American LegalNet
American LegalNet, which is based in LA and counts Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom among its clients, provides ‘desktop to courthouse’ workflow solutions.
Tell us about your recent announcements at ILTA?
We are launching our new and enhanced forms workflow site in beta and a new toolbar will allow lawyers to auto-fill forms and be able to be more efficient. We are announcing a new partnership with Wilson Legal Solutions and we are also showing some new enhancements to eDockets.
Any recent client wins?
We can’t talk about new clients but some of our existing clients are Skadden Arps, Foley & Lardner and Seyfarth Shaw.
Tell us about American LegalNet
We’re headquartered in Los Angeles, California and have over 50 people working for the organisation plus an offshore team of 20.
We are a player in the risk management field. We design workflow products for lawyers: eDockets and Forms Workflow and three others all around risk management, managing data and having the appropriate content. We call it desktop to courthouse. eDockets automates the insertion of all your court dates allowing you to meet those dates.
40% of malpractice suits stem from missed dates when lawyers miss courtroom hearings and we are ensuring that’s not going to happen. We also update the forms on an ongoing basis so lawyers aren’t using outdated content.
Large firms are picking us because we consolidate systems for them – a lot of them have four or five systems and we consolidate them into one.